Editor’s Note: This story has been updated with two new homicides reported by the Atlanta Police Department that occurred early Monday morning.
The city’s homicide rate ticked up to 52 for the year as another weekend of gun violence killed four and wounded a half-dozen others in multiple incidents.
Officers found a man shot inside a vehicle on the Buford Highway Connector at Sidney Marcus Boulevard around 1:30 a.m. on Monday morning. He was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Just before 3 a.m., officers found a woman with multiple gunshot wounds in the Vine City neighborhood. She died at the scene, according to APD reports. Then, at 3:30 a.m., a man with multiple gunshot wounds was found on Metropolitan Parkway, who also died at the scene.
And just after 4 a.m., a man was found shot to death in the bathroom of Azule Restaurant and Lounge in Buckhead early this morning.
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These shooting join a list of others that happened over the weekend, including a man involved in a dispute on Lang Drive in southwest Atlanta who was shot and killed on May 14.
Three men were wounded May 15 in a shooting in the parking lot of Lindbergh Plaza shopping center parking lot that police believe followed a dispute at a pool party at nearby Peninsula apartment complex. The dispute spilled into the parking lot of Home Depot where the shooting took place. The three victims, who were innocent bystanders shopping at Home Depot, were taken to a hospital in stable condition, according to APD.
Also on Friday, a man was shot multiple times during an attempted carjacking on River Ridge Drive in southwest Atlanta.
The shootings come just days after Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms created an anti-violence advisory council, which includes former U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates.